Lewis Tappan and the Evangelical War Against Slavery

Lewis Tappan and the Evangelical War Against Slavery Lewis Tappan founder of the Journal of Commerce and the nation s first credit rating firm is probably best known for his business accomplishments His greatest achievement however was no

  • Title: Lewis Tappan and the Evangelical War Against Slavery
  • Author: Bertram Wyatt-Brown
  • ISBN: 9780807122235
  • Page: 480
  • Format: Paperback
  • Lewis Tappan 1788 1873 , founder of the Journal of Commerce and the nation s first credit rating firm, is probably best known for his business accomplishments His greatest achievement, however, was not finance but freedom In the 1830s, he and his wealthy brother Arthur underwrote and inspired the Manhattan headquarters of the American Anti Slavery Society and founded mLewis Tappan 1788 1873 , founder of the Journal of Commerce and the nation s first credit rating firm, is probably best known for his business accomplishments His greatest achievement, however, was not finance but freedom In the 1830s, he and his wealthy brother Arthur underwrote and inspired the Manhattan headquarters of the American Anti Slavery Society and founded many other organizations to promote freedom, faith, and racial tolerance As prominent historian Bertram Wyatt Brown demonstrates in this fascinating portrait, Tappan contributed much to the cause of liberty and equality than has yet been acknowledged.

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    1. Fascinating depiction of this era of American history - critical backstory to abolitionism (and Evangelical Political Activism.)

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